Partner @ Sirona Strategies
Krista is a Partner at Sirona Strategies where she provides strategic advice on a broad range of state and federal legislative and regulatory issues around Medicaid, Medicare, accountable care, commercial insurance, digital health, public health and other areas. She also serves as the Executive Director of the Alliance for Connected Care, a 501(c)(6) organization dedicated to ensuring that all patients are able to realize the benefits of connected care. Krista was previously the director of the Health Division at the National Governors Association’s Center for Best Practices where she directed technical assistance for governors’ health advisors. Prior to NGA, she was a Senior Advisor at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) working in Medicaid and private insurance regulation. She also served as Deputy Director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services and spent five years on Capitol Hill where she was a health advisor to the Minority Whip Senator Dick Durbin, and Senator Debbie Stabenow, a member of the Senate Finance Committee.
Krista holds a BA from the University of Michigan and an MPP from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.